Operation Condor Declassified: A Case Study in International Terrorism. Marian Schlotterbeck, Yale History Department PIER Summer Institute July 2009 Latin America & the Cold War.
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Operation Condor Declassified: A Case Study in International Terrorism
Marian Schlotterbeck, Yale History Department
PIER Summer Institute July 2009
Latin America & the Cold War
Operation Condor coordinated joint-intelligence and repression operations between the military regimes of Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Bolivia. Peru and Ecuador later joined the alliance.
(e.g. cable, memorandum of conversation, report, etc.), and brief title.
Invitation by Chilean Intelligence Chief, Manuel Contreras
to Paraguayan General Francisco Britez
to attend the first Condor meeting.
Invitation included eleven-page agenda for first Working Meeting of National Intelligence, October 1975.
“Closing Statement of the First Inter-American Meeting of National Intelligence,” Santiago, Chile, November 28, 1975.
KISSINGER TO THE ARGENTINE
GENERALS IN 1976:
"IF THERE ARE THINGS THAT HAVE TO BE DONE, YOU SHOULD DO THEM QUICKLY"
Henry Kissinger Telelphone Conversation [Telcon] with Latin America aide
Henry Schlaudeman, June 30, 1976.
U.S. Ambassador in Montevideo, Ernest Siracusa,
to Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs,
“Trends in the Southern Cone,” July 20, 1976.
Department of State,
Report on Operation Condor to Henry Kissinger,
“ARA Monthly Report (July): The ‘Third World War’ and South America,”
August 3, 1976.
Department of State to U.S. Embassies in Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Brazil,
August 23, 1976.
Intelligence report by FBI legal attache, Robert Scherrer
September 28, 1976
Oral History Interview with Hewson Ryan, April 27, 1988.
Ryan served as deputy to Asst Secretary Harry Shlaudeman
The Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training Foreign Affairs Oral History Project: